Visits : Ankarana Special Réserve, Amber Mountain, 3 bays with Diégo Sugar Loaf and Ramena Beach, Tsingy Red
Duration: 4 days 3 nights
Departure: Nosy be
Description of circuits
Number of pax : Customers, Guide Accompanist, Driver
Vehicle type : 4WD spacious and air-conditioned
Accommodation: -Bungalow Mahamasina (relative to your budget)
-Diego Suarez and Ambanja hotels (relative to your budget)
Day 1: Nosy Be – Ankify – Ankarana
Visit: RAnkarana Special Reserve (Gray Tsingy – Loss of River – Lemurian)
Departure : 07:00 from the hotel to the port of Hell-City for Ankify (Grande Terre), in 40 minutes of crossing. From Ankify Continuation to the North crossing the typical tribal villages Antakarana on the one hand and a huge mahogany field that dominates the landscapes on the other hand, before joining the urban town of Ambilobe not to mention panoramic views and the famous ravinala for a duration of 2h 30 minutes. Another 35 minutes drive you arrive at Mahamasina, the main entrance to the park of Ankarana, after lunch on site, we start the tour of the park through the Tsingy Gris with its acute and spectacular formations; the loss of the river with its traces of fossilized animals, the 11 species of lemurs and the 92 species of birds that shelter its forests. At noon, lunch will be served on site. In the late afternoon, visit the village of Mahamasina, dinner and overnight at the Mahamasina Hotel.
Day 2: Ankarana – Amber Mountain – Diego
Visit: Amber Mountain National Park (Sacred Waterfall – The Station – The Forest of Thousand Trees)
Departure 7:30 Mahamasina taking the road to Diégo with a stop at the sapphire villages with a possibility of buying gems. 40 km south of Diego-Suarez there is Joffre Ville, the main entrance to the Montagne d’Ambre National Park. It rises on an altitude of 1470 meters at sea level and is a forest rich in flora and fauna. Visit its crater lakes and its sacred waterfalls that contain the history of Antakarana royalty, Sanford lemurs fun in their fiefdom, the world’s smallest chameleon the famous Brokesia, Uroplatus the camouflage gecko, amphibians and endemic plants present in this northern primary forest. A picnic is required on the camp reserved for the visitor inside this great forest, continuation to Diégo around 15h30 with a small tour of the city to discover the history of the city of Diego, the place Joffre and the naval hotel reminiscent of colonial times. Return to the hotel of Diego around 16:00.
Day 3: Three Bays, Sugarloaf and Ramena Beach
Visit: Sakalava Bay, Dune Bay and Pigeon Bay (French Mountain, Camp Miné and Ramena Beach)
Departure from the hotel at 08:00 to observe the island in the shape of sugar loaf, sacred place of the Antakarana and the baobabs of the French mountain opposite, you will walk on beaches in the middle of sand dunes: the Sakalave bay favorite place for fans of windsurfing and kite surfing, the dune and pigeon bays with its deserted beaches of exceptional beauty, the mined Cape with the remains of military cannons and French fortifications. In the afternoon around 13:00, lunch at the Restaurant in Ramena with option free time for swimming and ballad on the beach. Return to the hotel of Diego around 16:00.
Day 4: Diego – Tsingy Rouge – Ankify – Nosy be
Visit:: Grand Canyon in miniature.
Departure from the hotel at 7:00 am for 2:00 drive to the Tsingy Rouge through lush landscapes. Sedimentary formations composed of sandstone, marl, laterite and limestone with climate change and the deterioration of the environment and the infiltration of water from the bowels of the earth create this unique supernatural landscape in the world just ask to be admired.
Picnic lunch in the middle of the road. Arriving Ankify around 4 pm, direction to Nosy Be by speedboat, the crossing takes 40 minutes.
Transfer from the hotel to the port
Accommodation at Diego Suarez hotel
4 WD spacious and air-conditioned
Service Not Included:
Nb : Interchangeable itinerary according to the client’s preferred site